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Pl. 7 Subclavian Regions (1870)

Joseph Maclise was born in 1815, the second son of Scottish Highlander Alexander Maclise. He was formally educated at the University College, London, and took up residence in the city. His studies of anatomy are beautifully rendered here in black and white with color details.

Author's Commentary: 

The Surgical Dissection of the Subclavian and Carotid Regions, and the Relative Anatomy of their Contents

General observations. Abnormal complications of the carotid and subclavian arteries. Relative position of the vessels liable to change by the motions of the head and shoulder. necessity for a fixed surgical position in operations affecting these vessels. The operations for tying the carotid or the subclavian at different situations in the cases of aneurism, &c. The operation for tying the innominate artery. Reasons of the unfavourable results of this proceeding.

Additional Details:

  • Measures 10.5" wide by 14.5" tall
  • Original hand-colored lithograph
  • Good condition, minimal foxing around edges